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For Immediate Release: June 21, 2010
Contact: Division of News & Electronic Media, Office of Communication
CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Meeting
Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
Wednesday and Thursday, June 23-24, 2010 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Tom Harkin Global Communications Center (Building 19)
For directions to CDC, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/about/resources/visitGuide.htm#direction.
An agenda for the meeting can be found at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/acip/downloads/agenda-jun10.pdf.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) consists of 15 experts in fields associated with immunization who have been selected by the Secretary of the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services to provide advice and guidance to the Secretary, the Assistant Secretary for Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the control of vaccine-preventable diseases.
The Committee develops written recommendations for the routine administration of vaccines to children and adults in the civilian population; recommendations include age for vaccine administration number of doses and dosing interval, and precautions and contraindications.
If you are not able to attend in person, the meeting will be webcast. Instructions for the webcast can be accessed at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/recs/acip/downloads/internet-access-instruc.pdf.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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